Author: Lauren Payne

Beyond the Barbecue

June 9, 2008

Outdoor Barbecues - New Jersey Monthly - Best of NJ

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Dockers

April 30, 2008

In New Jersey’s only floating community, you can catch dinner out your window. Is there such a thing as affordable housing on the New Jersey waterfront? Well, for as little as $150,000, you can own a house not just near the water, but on the water. Sea Village Marina, nestled in Great Egg Harbor near Margate, has 54 such floating domiciles.

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Pride of Place

February 20, 2008

To celebrate the 150th anniversary of the American Institute of Architects, the organization’s New Jersey chapter has selected the 150 best buildings and places in the state. Here are a few of the most notable, from a Gothic basilica to a funky old burger joint.

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Showstoppers

January 21, 2008

Each year top interior designers strut their stuff at New Jersey’s finest showhouses. Here, a couple of our favorites from 2007.

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Counter Intelligence

December 20, 2007

We asked three design professionals from around the state to share with us their favorite kitchen project. Here are their picks, along with trends, ideas, and products you can adapt to your needs.

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Urban Oasis

December 19, 2007

Trenton’s historic Cadwalader Heights, designed by Frederick Law Olmsted, features curving streets, unique homes, and people who lovingly restore them.

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Who’s there? Company! Don’t worry, three retailers offer the latest looks to spruce up your home.

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It’s the ideal escape: a well-appointed master suite with all the comfort and elegance of a living room. In this case, more really is more.

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